Bruce Charles Designs - May Newsletter

Bruce Charles Designs - May Newsletter

Check out the latest news from Bruce Charles Designs. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay in-the-know about new products and specials! "THE SCHULTE BRONZE EDITION" NOW AVAILABLE! Bruce Charles Designs has launched our second spinning top available for purchase: the “Schulte Bronze Edition” spinning top. This top is the second edition of our best-selling Schulte top, originally made with brass. Both the brass and bronze tops are similar in shape, both have silicon nitride ceramic bearing, and both are CNC Machined from a solid piece of metal to achieve the ideal balance of beauty and purpose.  Both tops make the perfect, unique...

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Give a Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Top to Dad This Year for a Thoughtful Father's Day Present

Give a Bruce Charles Designs Spinning Top to Dad This Year for a Thoughtful Father's Day Present

Bruce Charles Designs is proud to unveil our second new spinning top available for purchase: the “Schulte Bronze Edition” spinning top. When Bill Strahan, the founder of Bruce Charles Designs, was learning to use the lathe, he made a list of projects to create as a sort of curriculum for his self-education. A solid brass top seemed ideal to gain experience with the material as well as with different types of turning, facing and knurling. And from this, the original "Schulte Brass Edition" was created. Named after a friend, we have retained the “Schulte” name for our tops while adding...

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Bruce Charles Designs - April Newsletter

Bruce Charles Designs - April Newsletter

We've fully launched our new company, Bruce Charles Designs, and we want to fill you in on the latest happenings through a monthly newsletter! Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay in-the-know about new products and specials! OUR FIRST PRODUCTS ARE NOW SHIPPING! Bruce Charles Designs is proud to unveil our first two products for purchase: The "Schulte" brass spinning top and "The Captive Nut" brass keyring. The perfect gifts for Father's Day or a birthday, these elegant yet functional pieces of art are sure to please both friends and family! Both products are now available on our website and Amazon (with Prime shipping)! BUY...

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A Little Spin Time at Your Desk Goes a Long Way

A Little Spin Time at Your Desk Goes a Long Way

Researchers have explored how playing with fidget toys like the Bruce Charles Designs "Schulte" Brass Spinning Top or "The Captive Nut" Everyday Carry Keyring can help spur creativity in the workplace. Fiddling with desk toys like the Schulte might actually have a positive impact on cognitive functioning, improve focus and spark new ideas and faster learning. So while spinning the Captive Nut or Schulte might be viewed as “playtime” at school, researchers at New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering examined how that “playtime” can benefit employees on the job by helping focus, offering stress relief and jump-starting creative thinking....

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